SEAI coordinates Ireland’s participation in IEA Technology Collaboration Programmes (TCPs) through an appointment call.

Task participation – Call for applications

The next SEAI IEA TCP Task Appointment Call deadline will be later in 2021. The Call Document and Application Form will be available on our website at Call Launch.

Successful applicants to the call will participate in a research network that has 6,000 academics, researchers, policy makers and industry representatives, from nearly 300 public and private organisations, located in 55 countries from across the globe. The collaborations are focused on identifying optimal pathways for future energy systems and on developing new and improved technologies, processes and policies to deliver these.

More information on the TCPs and Tasks/Annexes can be found on IEA website:

Who should apply?

The Call is open to public and private sector organisations based in Ireland (including Irish subsidiaries of overseas companies). Applications will be accepted from Companies, Research Performing Organisations (e.g. Universities, Institutes of Technology and Publicly Funded Research Institutions), NGOs, Public Sector Bodies and Semi-State Bodies who are based in Ireland.

Proposals from individuals applying in their own right will not be accepted.

Task participation – Expression of Interest: Open

Prior to the Launch of the next SEAI IEA TCP Task Appointment Call, interested applicants may submit an expression of interest to SEAI to indicate their interest in applying to participate in particular IEA TCP Tasks/Annexes.

Expressions of interest should be emailed to Please note that your expression of interest can include 1 or 2 experts (Secondary Task Participant is optional). Your expression of interest should not be more than 500 words and should include:

  • TCP name, Task/Annex name and number
  • Your name and organisation
  • Your experience pertaining to the Task/Annex activities
  • How you plan to contribute to the Task/Annex activities and work programme

Experts who have submitted an Expression of Interest prior to Call Launch will be informed by email of online update(s) relating to the upcoming Call Launch.

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